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Introduced to tennis at age 4 by her parents on local public courts...A baseliner who prefers outdoor hard-courts; forehand and drop shot are best shots...Coached by her father, Russell Miller, Jr.; Mother, Margaretta, is a nurse who is very fitness oriented; has a sister, Tracey Gillum, who is a paramedic...Attended Duke University in 1996-97...Graduated from Bradenton Academy in 1996, where she was on the Honor Roll and Director's List...Nickname is Super Mouse...Sports several tattoos...Other sports interests include golf and skiing...Enjoys amusement parks, the beach and movies...Likes visiting Tokyo 'because there I'm almost tall'...Most memorable experience was being saved from the surf by a lifeguard off Ocean City, Maryland...Tries to see a movie the night before a match...Self-described as an active, fun-loving, pleasant person...Admires her mother because she is so diligent in her efforts to maintain her fitness and conditioning...Admires Michael Chang for his mental toughness...Favorite author is Maya Angelou; favorite movie is Mortal Combat and actress is Sandra Bullock; favorite musical groups are TLC and Shaggy.
Winner (0 WTA Tour): 1998 - ITF/Port Pirie-AUS, ITF/Nuriootpa-AUS; 1997 - ITF/Clearwater-USA, ITF/Lexington-USA, ITF/Port Pirie-AUS; 1996 - ITF/Mission-USA; ITF/Roanoke-USA; 1994 - ITF/Hilton Head-USA; ITF/Norfolk-USA.
Semifinalist (1): 1999 - Auckland (w/Barna).
Career in Review
1994 - Won first pro title at ITF/Hilton Head-USA, d. Nejedly in final
1996 - En route to ITF/Mission-USA title d. 1995 NCAA champion Phebus
1997 - Won three ITF Circuit events during year: as a qualifier, won ITF/Lexington-USA, with upsets over No. 2, No. 4 and No. 5 seeds; also won ITF/Clearwater-USA and ITF/Port Pirie-AUS
1998 - Played first Grand Slam main draws at Wimbledon and US Open, a year after turning pro
1999 - Played in first Australian Open; notched win over former Top 10 player McNeil in qualifying rounds at Hilton Head
2002 - Won ITF doubles title (w/Mabry) in Miami, Florida, USA